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((paul joncich)) interstate 11... is really taking shape. why drivers might be able to use the new bypass earlier than originally expected. ((christianne klein)) hillary clinton... recovering from a bout of pneumonia. the stumble that has the polical world buzzing about the overall state of the presidential hopeful's health. ((women ih ((paul joncich)) remember, jeopardy is moving to 7pm... on 8 news now. we go behind the scenes to see what it takes to make it on the popular game show.///
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at seven p-m. ((christianne klein)) >> and wheel of fortune fans... you'll be able to watch pat and vanna at 7:30. but thanks for watching our very first 6:30 newscast! ((paul joncich)) >> first up tonight... new progress on the new interstate connecting las vegas and phoenix. we could be driving on the new interstate 11... well ahead of the fall 2018 completion date. ((christianne klein)) >> the project is ahead of schedule... even as construction crews take precautions to mitigate the naturally- occuring asbestos along the newfr boulder city. ((tony illia/ndot: "we're roughly 60 percent complete on the first 2.5 miles of interstate 11.")) ((patrick walker)) ahead of schedule and on-budget... construction on n-dot's portion of the future i-11 between the hoover dam and henderson is on track wrap up by next summer. this... as contractors delicately carve out the new route through the desert... where there is naturally- occuring asbestos. all workers on site have completed certification courses in managing asbestos in the soil
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((tony illia/ndot: "in addition to that, we have a number of water trucks keep the soil wet at all times and try to prevent it from going airborne." 46.56)) ((patrick walker/reporting: "on top of trying to keep dust down on the construction site, another step being taken to try to contain any asbestos here on the site is to make sure every vehicle that leaves goes through this undercarriage washing station.")) ((patrick walker)) work on the r-t-c's portion of the interstate is also on time... as crews carefully construct the the naturally occuring asbestos.... an r-t-c spokesperson says although the final completion date is still set for late fall of 2018... cars could be driving on the new highway by june of 2018. n-dot spokesman tony says it's taken a lot of planning and execution to get the entire project in the fast lane... even after starting late due to asbestos concerns. ((tony illia/ndot: "we were set to break ground on this, and we put everything on hold for a year, we weren't even sure we were still going to move forward with the project unless we
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((paul joncich)) >> i-11 is the first primary interstate highway to be built since 1992. construction on the "eisenhower interstate system" began in 1956./// ((christianne klein)) a hot weekend led to a breezy start to the work week.. here's ted with a first look at weather.. ((tedd florendo)) ((( looking at increased wind for the next few days as we anticpate a cold front to bring some gusty winds through wednesday. temps will also get cooler as well a gusty winds at this hour, but could be strongest later on and tomorrow. temps not as hot but still warm across the region. ............. ...................... ..... hour by hour shows clear skies but gusty winds through the evening. we'll have warm temps as well and down tot he 80's by late night. morning start stays cool as winds will increase again tomorrow with possible advisories in place through many areas. we'll have a complete update on your forecast coming up in a few minutes.
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northern nevada. the plane crashed on takeoff at the reno-tahoe international airport. the single-engine piper p-a-28 went down in a long-term parking lot last night. all three people inside the plane were killed. the plane did not hit anyone on the ground, but the crash d investigators are still looking into the specific cause of the crash. the f-a-a says the pilot ran into some kind of technical difficulty after takeoff./// ((paul joncich)) and did you hear about this, fans at a demolition derby were asked to stand for the national anthem as vehicles bearing american flags formed a procession in salt lake city over the weekend. ((christianne klein)) >> but when one family noticed a confederate flag was also being flown, they decided to sit instead of salute.
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who are doing their jobs and keeping us free." an announcer asks the demolition derby audience to stand for the national anthem- but what flies in front of them is not just the american flag- its the confederate flag. (nats) oh say can you see... "when i saw the confederate flag i didn't want to sand because it meant slavery." "disgusted and i was angry." 13-year old lii were confused. (daniel argueta, sat over confederate flag) "they just asking my, 'dad are we going to stand?" her father daniel argueta believed in only saluting the american flag. after all, his two brothers are police officers. (daniel argueta, sat over confederate flag) "you kind of get caught in yes you want to stand you support the us flag, you support the troops, you support police officers but what is the confederate flag doing there? he chose for his wife and five children to sit down. (daniel argueta, sat over
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going on with the flag recently and people sitting during the anthem we had all intent to stand but we couldn't. people probably looked around probably wondering what we were doing." though it flies next to the stars and stripes the confederate flag has a checkered past. (daniel argueta, sat over confederate flag) "it represents keeping slavery in place." daniel complained to west jordan city- who sponsors the event company called "stirrin' dirt" (daniel argueta, sat over confederate flag) "why would would they ask everybody to stand up?" parks and recreation director brian clegg says that flag was never approved to be flown. (parks and rec director brian clegg) "i was surprised but again when we approached the contractor he removed it. we apologize that we upset some of the patrons." the arguetas didn't stay for the rest of the derby- feeling disappointed in the city especially on the weekend of september 11th, when the country stands together- all they wanted to do was sit. ((paul joncich)) >> that was danica lawrence reporting.///
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now walmart has another idea on automation.. ((paul joncich)) >> next on the valley's news leader... how the retail giant plans to make it easier for you to get a shopping cart around its stores./// ((christianne klein)) talk about bad timing... i'm catherine cortez masto and i come from a big family. a whole lot of people. a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. dad got his start parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today. dad lived his life following three principles, work hard, be honest and respect everyone, that's what i tried to do as attorney general. catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to
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nal leader in protecting children from sex traffickers. and passed laws to keep seniors safe from crooked scams. i'm catherine cortez masto, i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems, isn't that something we need more of in washington? danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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talk about bad timing... espn's fantasy football app crashed on the first sunday of the nfl season. the outrage from players using
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afternooon... as nine nfl games kicked off. it took three hours for the app and website to become partially operational. the company is still working to iron out all the kinks. e-s-p-n says their fantasy football site is the most widely used in the country... with more than 7- million users./// ((christianne klein)) tesla is about to roll out a new software update for its cars. the company says the autopilot software will be updated in two weeks. tesla says the software would florida four months ago... when a car slammed into a tractor trailer. tesla says the new system will rely more on radar instead of cameras... because the cameras may not work well in some lighting conditions./// ((christianne klein)) from self driving cars... to self driving carts. walmart could one day make the first advancement in the shopping cart world in decades! that's right... the retail giant filed a patent last week to automate
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motors that have sensors and video cameras. according to the patent... it looks like the cart would follow a shopper around by connecting with a smartphone. no word yet on when or where walmart intends to start using the system./// ((christianne klein)) it's the stumble heard 'round the political world. ((paul joncich)) >> up next on the valley's news leader... politics now co-host steve sebelius joins us to talk about hillary clinton's health... that forced her to leave a 9-11 weekend./// ((paul joncich))
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there will be a clinton in nevada on wednesday but it won't be hillary clinton. ((christianne klein)) >> as the former secretary of state recovers from a bout of pneumonia, former president bill clinton will fill in on the campaign trail in california and nevada. review-journal columnist and "politics now" co-host steve sebelius is here with more. >>the news of the day was all about hillary clinton's health. she'd apparently been diagnosed on friday with a case of pneumonia, a bacterial infection that affects the lungs and can cause coughing and other flu-like symptoms. her doctors have recommended she take a few days off. the public didn't learn about it until sunday, however, when clinton left a september 11 memorial early, and had to be helped to her vehicle by members of her secret service detail. rumors about clinton being in
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time, spread by even mainstream g-o-p figures such as karl rove and rudy giuliani. the former secretary does have a history of blood clots, and in 2012 fainted and suffered a concussion after she hit her head in a fall. but the trump campaign is taking it easy on the health front: donald trump wished her a speedy recovery. but he has taken issue with a remark clinton made at a fundraiser on friday. clinton said half of trump's supporters were a (quote) "basket of deplorables sexists, homophobic, xenophobic and more. clinton later expressed regret for those remarks. but that hasn't stopped the trump campaign from creating a new political ad around her statement. ((steve sebelius)) so instead of hillary clinton talking about building a more just economy, we'll hear from bill clinton instead. and don't forget, both candidates will be preparing for a series of debates, the first of which begins two weeks from today. ((paul joncich)) >> media organizations
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this diagnosis. do you think she and donald trump will release more of their medical records going forward? ((paul joncich)) we asked you to 'sound off at 6' on facebook... and hundreds of you off at 6' on facebook... and hundreds of you had something to say about clinton's health. debbie says "i would have more respect if she and her people would stop lying and covering up
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why is it necessary to lie?" cynthia says "no ones health is guaranteed. franklin d. roosevelt was diagnosed with polio in august of the year 1921 yet ran for president and won in 1933. and was president for 3 terms. it sounds like candidates are not allowed to be human. unreal." ginger agrees... "she soldiered through and kept most of her appointments, getting overheated in a crowd like that is not unusual any time, let alonw she'll be fine, just needs antibiotics, rest and hydration. most men wimp out with just a cold! lynn says "if she has a problem with her health we should know about it. if it's nothing "major" like they keep saying it is then show us that by going to a doctor not under her thumb." you can sound off by going to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((weather toss))
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((( the heat spell continues for another day as temps jumped up to above average again. sunday looks to be another day with temps at triple digit many neighborhoods at triple digits on the east side as early as noon sunday. ................................ ... ...... saturday high was up to 100 again making it the third day in a row of triple-digit heat. we were 5 degrees above average and no where near the record thankfully. we've been seeing some cool morning starts and it
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well. ................................ ... ..... the heat continues over to the east coast where the mid-atlantic still dealing with oppressive heat with dewpoints in the 70's and high humidity making the feels like temp close to 100. ................................ ... ........... sunny and dry for sunday. we have a weak system in california that is bringing some clouds around b to none. could pick up a few in the mountains but the rest of this weeked it mainly stays east in arizona this time around. we are watching a big trough in the jetstream still on track to slide down and stick around for a few days bringing wind and cooler temperatures. ................................ ... ............ here's the forecast for tonight through sunday. temps
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by sunday afternoon. expecting winds to increase to breezy with locally higher gusts by afternoon and early evening. ................................ ... ............. mount charleston cool and breezy with a high of 73 by later in the day. if you plan on hiking remember winds will increase making it difficult for those higher terrain hikes tomorrow. overnight lows drop to 52 by morning with red rock looking at high of 95. .................... ............... ............... lake mead will be extra warm with highs around 106 and breezy. if you plan to be on the lake keep in mind late day we'll also have some be winds brining oppy waterohe lake for all
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the new salami caprese panini from subway. pressed and grilled to cinematic perfection to get a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. part of the new chef-inspired danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes.
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tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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meaning jeopardy has been pushed back to seven.. coming up in about five minutes. ((christianne klein)) >> i'm sure so many of you have wondered if you have what it takes to make it on the show.. and we wanted to find out just how tough it is.. so we sent tedd, denise, and dave to audition! ((denise valdez)) >> chances are you play along at home when you watch while eating dinner or getting home from
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>> and some catagories you breeze right through -- while others you really stuggle, right? ((dave courvoisier)) >> so as you can imagine landing one of those coveted spots on the show is pretty tough. (( denise valdez )) >> we took a stab at it during a recent scouting trip at the venetian.
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buzzer, then chat with the host. you get about five minutes to impress. ((dave says: 17:23:02 what is the boston marathon. i'll take canadian geography for $400 )) ((denise valdez)) dave off to a strong start. correct answer. form of a question. but there's always that easy one -- that's slips by you. (( tedd says: 17:23:41 what is day of the dead? no! denise? what is halloween? )) ((denise valdez)) now -- in this setting -- when you don't know it -- the crowd's there to help. time tedd couldn't remember the name of a popular cable news host... (( 17:25:23 who is .. who is .. tedd jumps around ... he's got blues eyes grey hair ... 17:25:35 who is anderson cooper! cheers!! )) (( tedd florendo )) ((denise valdez))
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show. some of the people in that room have tried out a couple of times. ((dave courvoisier)) none of them were even from nevada! they came from all across the country to try out. ((paul joncich)) thanks again for watching our very first 6:30 newscast. ((christianne klein)) >> we'll see you again tomo
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?? " here are today's contestants -- a copywriter from chicago, illinois... a technology consulting manager from marlboro, new jersey... and our returning champion,
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome. i'm so happy that johnny gilbert is in good voice today because we are beginning our 33rd season of "jeopardy!" programs together. that's quite something. [ applause ] now, i hope all of you had a good summer, enjoying, revisiting some of our special tournaments but starting today, it's all brand-new. courtney has been waiting quite a few weeks to play again and defend. let's see how well she does today against annie and david. good luck to all three. here we go. the jeopardy! round, as you know, has one daily double today in one of these categories.

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